Poddo Beel of Ghagutia is located beside the Ghagutia BGB camp. Local people pronounce the name as Ghaguitta (ঘাগুইট্টা). As you require boat to explore the beel, you might find that in the house just near the camp. The owner’s name of the boat is Mohammad Shohel.
As the water level decreases day by day, it is hard to push the boat through those dense leafs of lotus and lilies. The number of lotus flower is not few to count. Usually in the morning the flowers are being collected by the villagers. You may see the broken stalk of flowers everywhere. You can collect lot of flowers and Poddo fruits from the Beel during your ride. The whole Beel is covered with plants like Poddo, Shaluk, Chad Mala, and other aquatic flowers.
Beside the Beel, the Indian border is visible easily. In fact, 20 percent of that Beel are actually located inside India. But almost 80 percent is inside Bangladesh. In Summer, when the water dries up completely, villagers cultivate paddy there. Again in the Monsoon, the Beel gets flourished with Poddo (চাঁদ মালা) and other aquatic flowers.
After reaching in Brahmanbaria, take local transport to reach Ghagutia to visit this spot.
Brahmanbaria is a district under Chittagong division, located at the east central part of Bangladesh. The north of Brahmanbaria is bounded by Kishoreganj District and Habiganj District. On the south of Brahhmanbaria, resides the Comilla district. The district is confined by Habiganj District and the Tripura state of India on the east. On the west side, the district is bounded by the famous Meghna River, district of Kishoreganj, Narsingdi and Narayangonj.
Dhaka and Bahamanbaria is also linked by road. You can take a bus from Komlapur Bus Stand of Dhaka to get to the Brahmanbaria district. Some of the bus services are listed below for your assistance.
1. Shohag Paribahan
2. Tisha Paribahan
3. Titash Paribahan
Some places of may consider staying in Brahmanbaria have been listed below for your assistance:
1. Nasirnagar Dak Bungalow
Address: Dak Bungalow Ghat, Nasirnagar, Brahmanbaria
2. Zilla Parishad Dak Bungalow
Address: Upazilla Parishad chattar, Shorail, Brahmanbaria
3. Hotel Ujanvati and Resort
Address: Ashuganj Sonarampur, near the ashuganj Police Station
4. Hotel Chandrima
Address: Station road, Brahmanbaria
5. Hotel Unichiya
Address: Station Road, Brahmanbaria
6. Hotel Rahman
Address: South Kali Bari Junction, Ghorkon road, Brahmanbaria
Referred to where to eat in Brahmanbaria, click here
Mata Sagar is a large tank of Dinajpur. This is near to the "Dinajpur Rajbari". MataSagor is situated at the in Dinajpur town at Raja Rampur village. Once all banks of the water tank was covered with very high hills. Mata Sagor is more attractive than the Sukh Sagor, and they never dry at any season.)  => Array ( [name] => Nilsagar Dighi [post_id] => 6279 [post_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/places/nilsagar-dighi/ [thumb_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Nilsagar-by-Mahfuzar-Rahman-300x225.jpg [post_content] =>
Nilsagar is a popular historical dighi (big pond). It is located at Gorgram union about fourteen kilometer south-west of Nilphamari district proper. During the time of Raja Birat there were lot of cow farms at Gorgram union. Raja Birat dug a big pond or dighi for the cows. There many name such as Birat Dighi or Birna Dighi or Binna Dighi. After the independence of Bangladesh the Dighi was renamed as Nilsagar.
The total area of the Dighi (big pond) is 21.449 ha. The Nilsagar Dighi is encompassed by walls. The main embellished Front door of the Dighi was established by Raja Birat. Every year the banks of the Dighi are used as a village fair during the month of Baisakh. Every year lot of visitors and different type of migratory birds come here. Nilsagar is familiar as a recreation zone. A Hindu temple situated on the east bank and an abode of a Muslim saint on the west bank of the Nilsagar.)  => Array ( [name] => Nandail Dighi [post_id] => 3632 [post_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/places/nandail-dighi/ [thumb_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Kalai-Upazila-Nandail-Dighi2-300x225.jpg [post_content] => Nandail Dighi is huge and its length is 1 km. It is said that King Nandail in 1610 excavated this Dighi. The volume of this Dighi is 59,4 acre. It is said by many that this Dighi was excavated in one night. The sides of the Dighi were very big once. Many migratory birds come here in winter. Due to its natural beauty it is frequently used as a picnic spot nowadays. Close to this Dighi there is Nandail College. )  => Array ( [name] => Rampal Dighi [post_id] => 8867 [post_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/places/rampal-dighi/ [thumb_link] => http://offroadbangladesh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/rampal-21-300x169.jpg [post_content] => Rampal Dighi is one of the most ancient Dighi(large pond) in Munshiganj District. It is about 1500m long from north to south and 300m wide. Recently built Rampal College stands on its northern bank. Rampal Dighi covers an area of about 55 acres of land.
The Lake of Legend:
Ballal Sen (Bengali: বল্লাল সেন; reign: 1160–1179) was the second ruler of the Sen dynasty of Bengal. He was the son and successor of Vijay Sen, the founder of Sen dynasty. King Bollal Sen was a famous ruler of Sen dynasty in Bikrompur. One day his mother told him that the tenants need a good & suitable source of water for their everyday use. The kind King set arrangement for making a very large pond. Actually his mother was instructed by some Angelic figures in a lucid dream. So,according to her dream she decided to walk a mile. Her walkway will be the area of the pond. After the pond is being dug, there was no water at all. Again according to the instruction of an angelic entity the King decided to sacrifice himself. But at last moment kings friend Rampal took his place. Rampal sacrificed himself and the pond was filled with water instantly. But unfortunately today there is no water in this pond anymore.) )
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